South Carolina Business Review

Mon-Fri, 7:51 am

The South Carolina Business Review, with host Mike Switzer, focuses on news from South Carolina's business community with interviews of many small business owners and business leaders from around the state. South Carolina's nonprofits, including its colleges and universities are also regularly featured on the program, as well as many of the state's small business support organizations. 

S.C. Business Review Archive 1 (June 2011- September 2014)

S.C. Business Review Archive 2 (PDF; February 2003 - May  2011)

DISCLAIMER: The views and opinions expressed on The South Carolina Business Review are their own and are not necessarily those of South Carolina Public Radio.

Allen Gillespie
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By now, most people have heard of bitcoins.  They sort of dropped out of the news for a while but have reappeared recently when some hackers have demanded ransom payments in bitcoin.  Our next guest says that bitcoin is not only still going strong, but other crypto-currencies have emerged as well, and are even showing up in stock IPOs.

John Warner

A weekly update of the entrepreneurial activity in South Carolina.

Mike Switzer interviews John Warner is co-founder of Concepts to Companies and founder of the Swampfox Facebook page, based in Greenville, S.C.

Dale McCants
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Nanotechnology applications for the real world continue to emerge from research being done at the University of South Carolina.  We recently came across one that began at USC’s mechanical engineering department involving a nanofluid that may bring significant reductions to commercial heating and cooling costs.

Mike Switzer interviews Dale McCants, co-founder of Ice Dragon Cooling in Columbia, SC.

While healthcare has certainly been a popular topic lately, mental healthcare sometimes takes a back seat.  But in Upstate South Carolina, a young technology company is receiving some recognition for their mental health training services and their efforts to bring assistance to those suffering from mental health disorders and stress.

Mike Switzer interviews Robyn Hussa Farrell, CEO of Sharpen, located in the GreenHouse Business Incubator at the University of South Carolina Upstate in Spartanburg, SC.

Lynn Bailey
Mike Switzer/SC Public Radio

As most of us are aware, the nation’s healthcare insurance system is still filled with unknowns.  But the Republican-controlled Congress continues to present proposals so where are we now and what does the latest mean for South Carolina?

Mike Switzer interviews Lynn Bailey, a healthcare economist in Columbia, SC.